The merriest season of all.

National Harbor transforms into a winter wonderland that offers unique ways to spend time with loved ones. Take in the illumination of our 56-foot Christmas tree, soar 180 feet on The Capital Wheel, and take care of holiday shopping all in one place.

Lights, Camera, Tree

Watch our 56-foot tree come to life each night with a breathtaking light show in the heart of the Waterfront District.

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Gift Yourself

Receive a free National Harbor coaster with a minimum $50 purchase at participating retailers starting November 14th while supplies last. One coaster per visit.

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Holiday Harborcation

‘Tis the season for a Harborcation. Learn about all of the fun things to do, places to stay, where to eat and how to relax all in one place. Book your next adventure at National Harbor today!

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Shop Like Santa

One-of-a-kind finds and popular brands make the Waterfront District and Tanger Outlets the best place to shop for everyone on your gift list.

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Dining Delight

Warm up with a delicious meal or take it to-go after a day filled with holiday shopping at one of our 40+ restaurants.

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Soar Like Santa

Drink in the views from the top with our Elevation Celebration Package. For just $45 it includes: 2 tickets to The Capital Wheel, 2 beverages (beer, wine, or soda), and 2 souvenir re-usable cups.

Beverages served in re-usable cups that can be enjoyed during your ride. Subject to capacity restrictions.

FREE Cocoa To-go

While you’re strolling the streets in the Waterfront District, enjoy free hot chocolate in select stores on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon – 8pm November 14 – January 3.

Click the link below for participating stores.

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MGM National Harbor

Celebrate the holidays at MGM National Harbor with seasonal food and drinks, festive treats, perfect photo ops and more.  Enjoy an endless array of entertainment options this season, all under one roof.

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George Washington's Mount Vernon Winter Glow

Enjoy an enchanting evening of winter lights at Mount Vernon. See the estate illuminated with soft lights and holiday patterns as you listen to Christmas carolers and visit an 18th century winter encampment.

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Winter Festival of Lights in Prince George's County

Bring a little twinkle to your holidays at this spectacular drive-through event featuring dazzling displays with more than 2.5 million lights throughout the park! You won’t want to miss our giant, 54-foot LED musical tree!

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